The private sector team manages the council responsibilities towards landlords and their tenants.
The private sector housing team is a part of the housing services.
It has responsibility for a range of functions aimed at improving private sector housing in East Renfrewshire, including:
- Implementation of the terms of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006
- Registration of Private Landlords Scheme
- Licensing of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)
- Private Landlord Forum
More information is available for tenants and landlords if they are considering in becoming a landlord or tenant in Scotland. The link to the Renting Scotland Website can be found on the external website box on this page.
What rented properties require an HMO licence, how to apply, what you need to provide and the fees involved.
How to join the next private landlord forum, the date for the next event and notes from previous meetings.
How to register as a landlord with East Renfrewshire council and information for letting agents on new requirements from September 2018.
Information on our Private Sector Leasing Scheme which we use to provide temporary accommodation for homeless people.